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Adults with I/DD are at a higher risk for mental health problems with as many as also have mental health problems, however many mental health professionals report a lack of comfort and training when it comes to supporting people with I/DD. At YAI we offer mental health supports and services that cater specifically to people with I/DD. Patients are referred to us with a range of concerns that can include: anxiety, depressed mood, behavior problems, poor social skills, and low self-esteem. Our licensed clinicians are trained specifically to work with the I/DD population and understand their individual needs as well as the unique challenges experienced by caregivers.

We offer

Individual Therapy

One-on-one counseling sessions with a therapist to discuss issues related to issues like anxiety, depression, and more.

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Family Therapy

Group sessions with relatives and a therapist to facilitate communication and family members in working through the issues affecting their relationships.

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Couple's Counseling

Therapy for couples seeking support in order to overcome issues, help strengthen bonds, and promote understanding.

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Collateral Counseling

Therapy for caregivers to help prevent caregiver burnout and reduce stress related to providing care for a loved one.

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Medication management and evaluation to ensure correct dosage to manage issues related to mental health and behavioral concerns.

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Crisis Support

We provide mental health support through our crisis programs that include case management, behavioral interventions, and more.

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YAI Services

YAI has a broad range of services for people with I/DD. From clinical services, day programs, and schools; to kitchen skills, crisis service, and independent living supports for people in the community. 

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